Dr. Bozeman is an applied social psychologist whose research focuses on increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion. She currently works as an Academic Professional at the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) at Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to joining CEISMC, Dr. Bozeman was an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Chicago State University, where she served as the faculty advisor for the Black Student Psychological Association.
In 2011, Dr. Bozeman completed her B.A. in Psychology at Wright State University, where she received the Outstanding Senior Leader Award and Diversity Award for serving as the Student Government Association’s Director of International Student Affairs and launching the student group, REACH – Raiders Educating and Advancing Cultural Horizons. She completed her Ph.D. in Applied Social Psychology at Loyola University Chicago in 2018. As a graduate student, Dr. Bozeman received the Samuel A. Attoh Diversity Award for founding the student group, EDGE – Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education, which focused on providing an affinity space for graduate students and advancing the university’s equity goals.
Her commitment to helping minority students persist in higher education and STEM has led her to participate in formal programming (e.g., Visions peer-mentoring; McNair Scholars), research mentoring, and grassroots organizing. Having a research focus on equity has fostered cross-disciplinary collaborations, including a 2020 publication on ‘Overcoming Climate Change Adaptation Barriers.’ Dr. Bozeman is also a trained diversity facilitator with expertise in culturally sensitive community engagement practices.